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Fueling scientific discovery through collaboration

DEOHS Professor Terrance Kavanagh retires after 36 years at the UW exploring how genetics and environmental exposures to chemicals contribute to disease

October 25, 2021 | Jolayne Houtz

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Opening doors for student success

DEOHS alum Ryan Babadi credits mentorship and support from DEOHS for helping launch his new career as a Harvard researcher investigating how environmental factors affect reproductive health

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King County gets high marks for masking

More than 85% of observed King County residents masked up in public, UW researchers find in partnership with King County and Washington State Department of Health

A man stands in a lab holding a swab in its paper packaging.

Can a single test detect both TB and COVID-19?

It’s one of several innovative ideas to help end TB from the research lab of DEOHS Professor Jerry Cangelosi

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Keeping food trucks and workers safe

DEOHS collaborates with cross-sector partners to reach food-truck operators with safer cleaning alternatives

Five people (four in N95 masks) pose with cardboard picture frame cutouts saying "#ColorOutSmoke" and "I [heart] MY AIRSHED."

Population health grants boost wildfire and climate research

Three DEOHS teams awarded new pilot grants from UW Population Health Initiative

Two women in "Nuestra Casa" T-shirts and face masks stand next to a sign about resources offered by Nuestra Casa in English and Spanish (ESL Classes, Citizenship Classes, Health Workshops, Referral Services)

A community lifeline in the pandemic

Community groups fill a public health gap for farmworkers and other Central Washington residents, new report from UW and Front and Centered shows



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